Tuesday, October 13, 2015

October 13

A Few Things to Mention!
Sight Word Check-In:  Thanks so much for working on the sight words that have been coming home glued in your child's agenda each week!  I like to sit down and check in with your child every few weeks to keep an eye on how they are doing with these.  We just completed our first check in of the year, so keep your eyes open for a slip coming home letting you know how your child is doing!  
Note:  Once we have learned a sight word, that word becomes a word that we DONT guess at when spelling in our journals.  Today we introduced our very own dictionaries to keep in our desks.  These will help us spell those sight words correctly!
Home Reading:  Please keep your eyes open for a letter regarding home reading which will be coming home later this week.  You are being asked to choose from a few different options, according to what works best for your family. 
Oct 13 – 19 – Feed the Bug Food Collection
Please bring in non-perishable food donations to put towards our "Feed the Bug" food collection! All non-perishable food donations go towards the Lethbridge food bank.  We are learning about belonging to a community and this is helping us become responsible and caring citizens!
Oct 14 – Dress Western Day
In honor of Gary Pickering's Retirement, the whole school is dressing up for his goodbye assembly!  Your child is welcome to come in western gear!
Oct 16 - Hot lunch forms are due.
Oct 22 – Professional Learning Day, No school PM Only
Oct 23 – Professional Learning Day, No School
Oct 27 – Hot Lunch
Oct 28 – Picture Retake Day
Oct 30 Halloween Party and Parade
Costumes, snacks and games! 
Students are invited to come to school already dressed in their costumes.  PLEASE leave all weapons at home.  :)
Cheese and Crackers: Davis
Fruit: Olivia
Veggies: Bryce
Cookies or Muffins:  Abigail
Meat and Pickles: Lauren
Juice and Plates: Cohen
Nov 2 – District Professional Learning Day, No School

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